> > Dear list, > > Years ago I stumbled upon the work of Jean-Luc Doumont.
He typesets all his documents using TeX, although his modified Version > called Quantum. The whole idea of his fascinating approach is that the page > is quantized in 2 dimensions and that all positioning, even graphical > elements stick to that grid. I'm attaching a link to a presentation by him > in which he gives some fragments of code that I, unfortunately, have a hard > time understanding. > Thank you for the pdf! I'm interested in replicating this 2d grid in Context. How would one go > about enforcing such strict 2d organization? As I get it he does a lot of > manual tweaking, and his documents are less automated and more hand > crafted than a typical Context document.I'm specifically interested in > using this approach for report generation. It would be wonderful to have, especially for adaptation, personalisation purposes. To me data I/O is not an issue since I would use a Python script to > generate the markup. > Even though I am not a programmer, I would like to be of help. For example: brainstorming or testing ideas. I hope there are more enthousiasts eager to help. (Thanks Aditya.) > I know the question is pretty general, but any pointers would be welcome. > Maybe the first thing useful would be the grid and how to position > everything in accordance with it. I envisioned this thread more for > discussion and suggestions than a complete recreation of his ideas. As I > learn Context and Metapost, I hope I will figure out how to recreate his > work. Sorry for the blog post :) > > Link to files: > > https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1KpYbDlukvSCirKkFvJICOX3wABl_83bW?usp=sharing > > Sincerely, > Stefan > Kind regards, Susanne G. Loeber -------------- next part -------------- > An HTML attachment was scrubbed... > URL: < > http://mailman.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/attachments/20220516/245a06fb/attachment-0001.htm > > > > ------------------------------ > > Subject: Digest Footer > > > ___________________________________________________________________________________ > If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to > the Wiki! > > maillist : email@example.com / > http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context > webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net > archive : https://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ > wiki : http://contextgarden.net > > ___________________________________________________________________________________ > > > ------------------------------ > > End of ntg-context Digest, Vol 215, Issue 44 > ******************************************** >
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